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About Us

  • Melissa Emanuel, Principal of Emanuel Solicitors, has been practicing law in NSW and the ACT for over 20 years;
  • Max Emanuel, Solicitor, Accredited Specialist in Personal Injury Law [NSW], is a Consultant to our firm. Max has practiced in the areas of Military Compensation, Commonwealth Compensation [Comcare] and personal injury cases, for over 25 years.
  • National practice: Emanuel Solicitors is based in Canberra, but we are a National practice, and travel all over Australia to meet with our clients.

“……Max and Melissa are well versed in system and are there to make sure it moves as swiftly as possible. They have demonstrated their expertise in the field of military compensation to us in every interaction to date.”

Kellee, Cairns, 2016 Read full testimonial

“I was at my wits end with DVA, trying to navigate there system on my own. I found Emanuel Solicitors and they were beyond helpful! They were extremely knowledgeable in regards to DVA and they were always available to answer any questions I had. The turn out was much better than I could have imagined and I am so happy to have worked with Max and Melissa.”

Samuel - Brisbane, 2017 Read full testimonial

“Their capacity for an efficient and successful outcome is astounding. My daughter's case was handled with empathy, patience and professional expertise. Both Max and Melissa's knowledge of the system, attention to detail, ability to change tack when necessary, their experience in managing the case shone through. ….At all times Max and Melissa were sensitive and conservative in their expressions of expectations of the outcome, explaining each step clearly along the way.”

Marilyn – Sunshine Coast, 2016 Read full testimonial

“I have the utmost trust, respect and admiration for Emanuel Solicitors, a dedicated humble team, … Max's diplomacy and tactical negotiations are outstanding, and I have no doubt our exceptional result was the best possible achievement. Melissa with her attention to detail, insight and understanding of my daughter's condition, offered practical and supportive information on coping mechanisms, protecting her from the brunt of the AAT process. Together their complementary skills covered all bases.”

Marilyn – Sunshine Coast, 2016 Read full testimonial

“I retained Emanuel Solicitors for a Department of Veterans' Affairs claim. The compassion, experience, knowledge, and commitment from the team at Emanuel Solicitors continues to exceed my expectations. I would without a doubt recommend this firm to anyone dealing with the Department of Veterans’ Affairs.”

Brooke - Sydney, 2016 Read full testimonial

“Importantly, Max initially answered the phone himself, patiently listened and explained the process, and is accessible for queries and concerns. Once we were informed of the process, had an expectation of costs, (turning out to be quite reasonable, considering the result), we signed up.”

Marilyn – Sunshine Coast, 2016 Read full testimonial